Calendar Of Events Events
Written by Miami Today on June 16, 2011
United Way’s Wine & Food Festival expands with its "60 Second Cocktails with Bacardi" workshop benefiting work in education, financial stability and health. Guests learn to mix drinks in 60 seconds and enjoy a Bacardi bar cocktail reception. Followed by a special gift and exclusive entry to the private Emilio Bacardi Museum. 7-10 p.m. Bacardi USA, 2701 S LeJeune Road, Coral Gables. $25 cocktail reception. $45 workshop and cocktail reception. Details: (305) 646-7029 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.unitedwaymiami.org.
The National Association of Cuban American Educators hosts conference "Historia Genital de la Revolución Cubana y La Mujer del Coronel" for author and journalist Carlos Alberto Montaner. Mr. Montaner dicusses his latest novel "La Mujer del Coronel." Event is in Spanish. 6:30 p.m. reception. 7 p.m. conference. Casa Bacardi, Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies, University of Miami, 1531 Brescia Ave., Coral Gables. Free. RSVP required. Details: (305) 284-2822 or email@example.com.
Michelle Rhee, CEO of StudentsFirst, and former Gov. Jeb Bush, founder and chair of The Foundation of Excellence in Education, speak at The Marco Island Discovery Center’s "The Power of Two: Education Reform Leaders Making a Difference" luncheon. 11:30 a.m. Four Seasons Hotel, 1435 Brickell Ave., Miami. $150 general. $750 couple benefactors. $1,250 for table of ten. Details: www.marcoislandacademy.com.
FATHER OF THE YEAR
The American Diabetes Association hosts its Miami Father of the Year awards dinner for four outstanding fathers in the community after a cocktail reception and silent auction. 7 p.m. The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach, One Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. $250. Details: www.miamifatheroftheyear.com.
FATHER’S DAY BRUNCH
The Coral Gables Country Club hosts a special Father’s Day Brunch. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. The Coral Gables Country Club, 997 N Greenway Drive, Coral Gables. $24 children. $45 others. RSVP required. Details: (305) 392-0819 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.coralgablescountryclub.com.
Treat dad to a Texas-style barbecue brunch from award-winning catering company Creative Tastes. Items include smoked bacon and sausage, pecan sticky buns, pork ribs and slow-cooked beef brisket. 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables. Free for children under 5. $17.50 children. $35 others. Details: (305) 256-8399 or www.fairchildgarden.org.